Posts tagged ‘#Politics’

October 19, 2011

Occupying and growing 28 days later

by Luna Garcia

It has been almost a month since the occupation of lower Manhattan started. The protest began on September 17, when a few hundred people gathered around Bowling Green waving their pieces of cardboard with slogans that, by now we’re all familiar with, like “We are the 99%” and “People over profit”.  Since then, protesters have not left Liberty Plaza and its surroundings. They settled in. People are practically living in the park, which by now has been mapped and divided by sections (medical, media, kitchen, assembly, they even have a library).

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October 17, 2011

Lost in Detention

On Tuesday, October 18th, award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa presents the groundbreaking documentary Lost in Detention. It’s an exposĂ© that reveals the devastating consequences of the mass incarceration of immigrants, and the harsh toll it takes on families, women and children.

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